- a judge of the Isle of Man.
Origin of deemster
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Examples from the Web for deemster
The two sons of the Deemster were like the inside and outside of a bowl, and that bowl was the Deemster himself.
That day the Deemster altered his will a second time, and his elder son was disinherited.
It was not the Deemster only who feared he might lay hands on his own flesh and blood.
The Deemster knew these notions when he met with them in the English newspapers.
Deemster, that the leader of this rising is a sort of left-hand relative of yours.
- the title of one of the two justices in the Isle of ManAlso called: dempster
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